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for coming. i remember not long ago when vice-president -- the vice- president visited the united states and i traveled to los angeles with our mayor at the time and what an event. and now a few months later, san francisco is probably hosting the seminar with the ministry of commerce. it shows that our golden mountain continues to attract chinese. has never stopped since the 1800's and because san francisco continues to be the city of innovation and full of peril spirit, we will continue to seek an inflow of inbound chinese businessmen and investors. may i invite our mayor, edwin lee, to the podium? [applause] >> thank you. good morning. i want to of course repeat our warm welcome, ladies and gentleman, to the vice minister and his delegation here. to the council general and his wonderful work and to our lieutenant governor, gavin newsom is here. our senior adviser, mr. rossi and those of you from fremont and san jose and around the bay area, thank you for being here on this first china-united states state and regional economic and trade discussion. as you know, san francisco has been ho
comment? seeing none, the meeting is adjourned. >> i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands on one nation, under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> i would like to call roll- call. [roll call] >> thank you very much. ladies and gentlemen, it will come to the august 29 at san francisco police commission meeting. this is our monthly meeting we held the last wednesday of the month in that community. we rotate these meetings through various district stations and tonight is the turn of captain tom in central station. i would like to welcome you. as the commissioner, this is one of the best parts of being on the commission, going out to the community once a month and the meeting at different communities and hearing from you what your concerns are. i see we are setting up with the interpreters, maybe i should slow down a bit. let me know when you are ready. what we usually do at the meeting is have the commissioners introduce themselves and tell us what they do during that day job. the police commission job is al
of an individual needs to be eligible, one, you have to have come to the united states under the age of 16. two, have continuously resided in the united states for five years preceding the date of the department of homeland security memo which is june 15, 2012, and are present in the united states. three, currently be in school, have graduated high school, or obtained a general education development certificate, or honorably discharged veteran of the coast guard or armed forces of the united states. four, have not been convicted of a fellonny offense, a significant misdemeanor, multiple misdemeanors, misdemeanor offenses or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety, and five, be born on or after june 16, 1981. these requirements must be proven in order for someone to be granted deferred action. the individual does not have to be in removal proceedings or have final orders of removal to apply the overall cost of deferred action is $465 and is required unless you can obtain a fee waiver and it's important to. even though it's not required, it's recommended you have the consult
of the united states will play a strong part in the development of these vehicles. as well as we also started a venture firm. the venture fund operates out of new york. it started 15 months ago, we made our first investment in a company called my city way, which is working on intermodal transport. started in new york, now in 35 cities around the country and many cities around the world provided information to not only our customers, but also anyone interested in moving from a to be in a city. that has worked exceedingly well. as you have seen, we have been investing in other companies as well. the electric charging stations system is another one of those. as is our first in this and in parking. most of us leave our house is in the morning, go to work, part of our cars at work, leave a vacant parking space at home. if you can bring a marketplace together where someone can park under drive during the day, and of course, give them a certainty of where they will part, it works. many thousands of customers now are enjoying that has a potential different way of operating in the city. drive now was
the uss. united states. there are significant portions of this country where being gay or lesbian or in any way different prohibits you from participating openly in government and especially in dealing with issues. one of the reasons i'm so proud of the gay community here is the fact that it sets the example for not only san francisco, but for the bay area, california, and i think for the nation as it opens up to gay lesbian bisexual and transgender and queer individuals, that there need to be issues addressed, they need to be open, and most importantly in my mind, the fact that for so many years members of our community were denied the opportunity to meaningfully participate in the process, and yet they had so much to give. and you're seeing that in this argument anauditorium. you have so many applicants, the desire to serve our community, but not just the lgbt community, the entire community. >> chair kim: thank you. >> members of the committee, madam chair, supervisor wiener, my name is miguel gustos, a native san franciscan born and raised in the mission district and former co
taxi magic. we are the no. 1 electronic hailing system for taxis in the united states. we work with about 100 plus fleets in about 100 plus cities in the country. working with hundreds of thousands of drivers and millions of consumers all over the country, in san francisco, we work with luxor cab since 2008. for more than four years, our year over year ride brother and growth and this is about data continues to double, but each year our demand has vastly exceeded our supply and what we have realized is that here in san francisco, technology like ours can't solve all of the problems. accordingly san francisco has the highest no-show and cancellations. san francisco is widely known as the most difficult city to get a taxi. as demand for taxis in san francisco has exceeded supply, you are seeing new, unregulated tanki transportation and tech companies enter the market, who are preying opinion the well-known fact it's impossible to get a taxi in san francisco. these taxi replacement companis have introduced hundreds of new vehicles into the city, with very little regulation, while
pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> what happened to the student delegates? are they here?
be converted into another unit, which we believe is not allowed under the currently zoning requirement maximum. going to the guidelines they state to articulate the building, maximum impact on the light and privacy to following propertis the following modifications can -- it can impact light on the property. * and the recommendations provide setbacks on the upper floors. right now there are no setbacks other than the front, rear. the side is really important. if you look at the current structure it is actually set back. we would like the new one to be set back as well. it also asks that we -- guidelines say shared light wells, provide more light to both properties. this plan would reduce the light tremendously to the light well and incorporate open railing is a design requirement. now the plan calls for a wall. on privacy, again, the design requirements states that developed window configurations that break the line of sight between house in plan calls for new windows in the light well that do reduce our privacy. one is substantially larger than is currently there. thinking about the building'
not stated in both d.r. applications but during process and review of applications, that is additional unit, disruptive property concept and alleged second unit, which was illegally constructed without building permit, occupied single-family's basement floor with independent access to and from the street. the two concerns regarding parking space removed from garage and this alleged second-door unit has been investigated by housing inspection as well as the department's code enforcement division. the parking space was ready and available once it was inspected. the alleged second door on the unit was not found in inspection. both have been abated by both agencies. this application has been reviewed multiple times by the department's residential design team. prior to mailing out the second building permit notification. reviewed again after both d.r. applications were filed, as well as reviewed by the department's senior management. it is determined that the project would not result in any exceptional or extraordinary circumstances; that no further changes to the final revised design of the pro
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